Staffordshire Oatcakes

The North Staffordshire oatcake is a culinary delicacy that until recently, was almost entirely unknown outside of the area.

Oatcake Shop in Leek

Hundreds of thousands of these delicious delicacies are made each year, many from closely-guarded family secrets, and Leek people love them.

oatcakes

Sadly nowadays there are very few traditional oatcake shops left still cooking using traditional methods, and giving that authentic taste, but there is still one in Leek!  I think they are best eaten with bacon and cheese inside but why not decide for yourself?  At Leek Oatcake Shop you can be sure of a tasty, delicious oatcake as fresh as they come.  And how fresh is fresh?  Well, how about standing in the serving area and watching the oatcakes for the day being made in front of you – the magical (and top secret) recipe mix is ladled onto the two hot places, left a minor or so to cook and then flipped – hot, fresh deee-licious oatcakes!

Upcoming Events
Feb
16
Sat
10:00 am Through the Eyes of a Child @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery
Through the Eyes of a Child @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm
Through the Eyes of a Child @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery | England | United Kingdom
An exciting and interactive new touring exhibition from the Staffordshire Museum Service is coming to the Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery. From work and play to school and times of need, the exhibition explores the[...]
Apr
24
Wed
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
9:00 am Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Enjoy the bustle and atmosphere of Leek’s traditional markets; shop for bargains at the general weekly outdoor market each Wednesday.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
10:30 am Easter at The Nicholson @ Leek Library
Easter at The Nicholson @ Leek Library
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Easter at The Nicholson @ Leek Library | England | United Kingdom
Running alongside the Museum’s ‘Through the eyes of a Child’ exhibition, there will be story telling and Easter Crafts. Free but please book your child’s place to avoid disappointment. Biscuits and juice provided. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
Apr
25
Thu
10:00 am Fun Day @ Bridge End Garden Centre
Fun Day @ Bridge End Garden Centre
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fun Day @ Bridge End Garden Centre | England | United Kingdom
Annual Funday . Come and see Carrie with her mini beasts, meet the Majestic Owls, crafts, games, face painting and a Bouncy Castle to entertain the Children. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
Apr
26
Fri
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
Apr
27
Sat
8:30 am Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Apr 27 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Antique & Collectors Market (Archer Fairs Ltd) – held outdoors every Saturday.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
May
1
Wed
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
9:00 am Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Enjoy the bustle and atmosphere of Leek’s traditional markets; shop for bargains at the general weekly outdoor market each Wednesday.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint